The Detroit Industry fresco cycle by Diego Rivera
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This incredible mural by Diego Rivera is an amazing study in composition and narrative art. The fantastic online resources provided by the DIA, include this great virtual extensive video tour of the work! I’ve made a playlist of all the clips below for ease of consumption but the mapped version on their site is pretty cool too.
And I talk a bit about the impact this work had on me is this episode of my podcast!
Here’s a few more examples of his mural work that incorporates montage as a narrative device.